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A Sightseeing Tour of London

Jul 1, 2021 9:19:00 AM / by Courtney Risner

In her first blog post of the summer, CAPA London blogger Courtney Risner shares the sites she saw on a CAPA bus tour around this global city. Read more and check out her photos from the Tower Bridge to Buckingham Palace, and much more!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Preparing to Study Abroad in Florence this Summer

Jun 29, 2021 9:19:00 AM / by Maddie Anderson

In her debut post, CAPA blogger Maddie Anderson introduces herself and shares her first impressions of Florence, where she'll be studying abroad for the summer. Check out her blog for some helpful advice on pre-departure, packing, and setting expectations!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

My London Apartment Tour

Jun 28, 2021 9:34:00 AM / by Alexis Thomas

In Alexis Thomas' debut vlog, she introduces herself and shares a tour of her apartment and neighborhood in London, England, where she'll be studying abroad for the summer. Check out Alexis' video and stay tuned to hear more about her experiences in London!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Reflecting On My Film Internship in Sydney

Jun 24, 2021 12:15:00 PM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

CAPA alum and ambassador Fidel Anderson gives us an inside look at interning in Sydney with Sugarmamma.TV and using that vigor to navigate the city. This was a part of Fidel's career goals and was an opportunity to sample working on a location abroad for an extended period of time. This experience brought on more creative freedom and allowed Fidel to experiment while learning and picking up new skills along the way. Read on to see more of Fidel's experience in Sydney.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Internships Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Summer 2021

Jun 23, 2021 8:45:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for summer 2021!

This summer, we have a mix of in-country and remote bloggers and vloggers sharing their unique experiences from their host countries and from home. Each of them will receive a grant while they are studying with CAPA to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflections upon the end of the summer term, we will watch the stories of these students unfold as they learn about their host countries, explore and discover their real global city locations beyond stereotypes and expectations, interact with locals, focus on their academics, and complete internships.

So, who are they and where are they going?

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Reflecting on a Unique Semester in Barcelona

Jun 22, 2021 10:02:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

In his last post as a CAPA blogger, Andy wraps up his time in Barcelona with some reflection about this once-in-a-lifetime experience. He talks about fully appreciating his host city, learning something new every day, balancing academics, and building lifelong friendships. He also shares what he's most appreciative and proud of after studying and interning abroad.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Meet Alexis Thomas: Official CAPA London Blogger/Vlogger Summer 2021

Jun 20, 2021 4:00:00 PM / by Alexis Thomas

Meet Alexis Thomas (she/her/hers), an official CAPA blogger/vlogger in London, England for Summer 2021:

University: University of Pittsburgh
Major:  Neuroscience and English Writing
Study Abroad Location: London, England

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am very excited to learn more about the culture in the United Kingdom through firsthand experience. I look forward to trying new things and making lasting memories with the people I meet here.

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Posted in: London, England

Meet Courtney Risner: Official CAPA London Blogger Summer 2021

Jun 20, 2021 3:00:00 PM / by Courtney Risner

Meet Courtney Risner, an official CAPA blogger in London, England for Summer 2021:

University: University of Missouri - Columbia
Major:  Journalism and Political Science
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: Westminster Digital

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited about living in a completely new place and being exposed to and immersed in a culture that I have been curious about and admired for as long as I can remember. I look forward to communicating with others, learning about their own unique cultures, and what it means to be a member of the London community. I’m excited to try traditional British foods and drinks at British pubs and restaurants, shop where Londoners shop, live in my flat, work in a British work environment, and really just become a true Londoner.

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Posted in: London, England

Meet Mimi Kuroiwa: Official CAPA London Blogger Summer 2021

Jun 20, 2021 2:00:00 PM / by Mimi Kuroiwa

Meet Mimi Kuroiwa, an official CAPA vlogger in London, England for Summer 2021:

University: University of Missouri - Columbia
Major:  Strategic Communication (Art Direction)
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: Latimer

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am excited to gain hands-on work experience abroad. This will allow me to learn about the different culture, people, and way of work and help me to build a global mindset in work settings. I am also excited to explore the city of London and try different food!

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Posted in: London, England

Meet Maddie Anderson: Official CAPA Florence Blogger Summer 2021

Jun 20, 2021 1:00:00 PM / by Maddie Anderson

Meet Maddie Anderson, an official CAPA blogger in Florence, Italy for Summer 2021:

University: University of North Florida
Major:  Interdisciplinary Studies
Study Abroad Location: Florence, Italy

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am excited to immerse myself in the local culture and cuisine. I will take this opportunity to learn some Italian and hopefully learn how to cook a few authentic dishes.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy